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Santa Clara City Library

2635 Homestead Road

Santa Clara, CA 95051

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Description : Silent home video clips of: Tearing down City Hall and Annex (formerly American Trust Bank) -- Ground breaking ceremonies for new buildings (Austen Warburton, Wilson family) -- Construction of new buildings in Franklin Mall -- Ceremonies marking opening of Franklin Mall (Oct. 1966) Source : VHS: 1 Tape of 1 Call Number : Video 979.473 S23 Case Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Santa Clara City Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
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Note : Ends abruptly. Description : "Mr. Warburton is descended from some of the oldest families in Santa Clara, including the Warburtons, the Arguellos, and the Alvisos. He is prominent in civic business and historical affairs and is the leading authority on the Indians of Santa Clara, the concern of this interview. August 22, 1974. Genealogical history of the valley. Sources for study of the valley's Indians. Ortega's account of the valley Indians (1769). Indian village sites. Their food...
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Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
Note : Description : "(SIDE 1) CURTIS, Lawrence C. 934 Hilmar Street, Santa Clara, 296-5095. Mr. Curtis was superintendent of Jefferson School District from 1932 until its assimilation into the Santa Clara Union School District in 1966. He then served as the new district superintendent until his retirement in 1970. August 12, 1974. Santa Clara elementary school systems (1932). The high school. The Jefferson School District: its origins, duties of the principal or superintendent, its...
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Description : "(SIDE 1) HOSKIN, Beryl. Miss Hoskin moved to Santa Clara in 1924, became the first professional librarian to work in the Santa Clara Public Library in 1938, and has been reference librarian at the university since 1940. June 18, 1974. SC County Library Project (1938): city library board, condition of city library, state of book collection, size of library, book budget, literary societies, end of county project. St. Claire's school in 1924. public schools in Twenties and...
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Description : "(SIDE 1) SCHMIDT, Rev. Walter, S. J. Currently senior vice president at the university, Fr. Schmidt is the founder and current director of the Santa Clara Youth Village, Inc. July 17, 1974. Organizing a youth group (Forties). Effects of World War II on youth: draft separates them from older boys, war boom separates them from working parents. Recreational opportunities (1943). Setting up a club: university students versus neighborhood children, mixing the haves and the...
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Description : "(SIDE 1) AGNEWS VILLAGE GROUP DuBOIS, Alma M. Miss DuBois was a participant in the Agnews Village group interview (see Payton, Viola E., for catalog entry). A resident of the village since 1948, she only rarely spoke during the course of the interview on July 31, 1974. PAYTON, Viola E. Mrs. Payton moved to Agnews Village at age four, just before the Earthquake, and has lived there ever since. She and her daughter, Delilah Quieto, were the major participants in the Agnews...
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Description : "(SIDE 1) DIXON, Raymond. Mr. Dixon has lived in the area for all his life (77 years). August 7, 1974. Education. Recreation. Relations between parents and children (1900s). parental supervision, moving out of parents' home. College town. Shopping in Santa Clara: the old business district. Santa Clara as an Italian town. Small town atmosphere: ease of meeting people. The fiesta: personal attendance. Prohibition: obtaining beer, the homebrew beer, underground bootlegging. The...
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Note : Part 1 is interview with L.J. Blake, Part 2 is interview with Charles Dirksen. Description : "(SIDE 1) BLAKE, L. J. Mr. Blake was publisher of the Santa Clara Journal from 1927 through 1945, later operating a stationary store. July 3, 1974. City and university (1913). Paving of city. Cherry Carnival. ""Riot"" at SCU. History of the Journal. Major news stories: the Fallon-Monroe shoot-out on Franklin Street, explosion in a store. Public utilities. What...
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Description : "(SIDE 1) BARCELLS, Frank J. Long active in local politics, Mr. Barcells was mayor in 1955. He participated in both the major City Council votes on urban renewal, voting in favor of it in 1961 and helping to kill it in 1969. June 25, 1974 Education (Thirties). Local politics (from 1950 on). Urban renewal: causes, proposals, parking situation in 1961, change in public sentiment, formation of original proposal, eventual rejection of urban renewal. Other local issues: street...
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Note : Part 1 ends abruptly. Description : "(SIDE 1) ROLL, A. J. Mt. Hamilton Road, San Jose, 258-9466. Mr. Roll is a native Santa Claran, born in the town in 1889. He was the owner of St. Claire Laundry and was prominent in civic affairs. Roll has accumulated a large collection of documents and photographs pertaining to the history of the city. July 22, 1974. The laundry (through 1970). The Earthquake. The early automobiles: the first car manufactured in Santa Clara (circa 1900), Henry...
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Note : Part 1 is Virginia Mayne, Part 2 is Frank Sapena. Part 2 ends abruptly. Description : "(SIDE 1) MAYNE, Virginia M. Miss Mayne was a teacher in both the Washington and the Fremont Schools for a number of years. August 5, 1974. Education (1900s): Santa Clara High School, community attitudes towards school. Teaching (Twenties): the Fremont and Washington schools, the school superintendent. The Earthquake: its effecs on the brick intermediate school. Trips into town: farmers shopping...
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Description : "(SIDE 1) PASETTA, Peter J. Mr. Pasetta, a resident of the city since 1934, developed the city's first residential subdivision in 1940 and its first industrial park in 1945. Augsut 27, 1974. Santa Clara (1934): poor condition of business district, bad image of the town as a residential area. Renovation program (1939-40): sources of support, success of program. Unpopularity of city for potential residents already living in area (Thirties). University Square subdivision (1940):...
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Note : Part 1 ends abruptly. Description : "Mr. O'Neill was a member of the police department beginning in 1936. He was police chief from 1946 through 1952. August 15, 1974 (first session). Post Office (1918): its equipment, pay, employees, expansion of the system. Work as a local electrician. A. Block Fruit Company (Twenties): orchards, extent of land holdings, fruit-packing operations, transporting the fruit through the plant, growth of company, automation, sleeping quarters for workers,...
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Description : "Mr. Walsh is a native, born before the turn of the century, who has worked in the PM Mill as a cabinet-maker and for himself as a shoemaker. August 14, 1974. St. Joseph's School. Prune picking. Residence with parents in adulthood. The PM Mill in 1905: size, number of employees, products, the coffin department, the cabinet department, starting wages, salary increases, standard and special order work, machines. Santa Clara (1900's): businesses on Franklin Street, recreations....
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Description : From label: Portion of Carmelite Monastery Bond Ranch. Part historical interest Saint Claire [unreadable] site. Historical society meeting Sept. 1971 honoring fire department and retirement of John Andrade, department historian. Talk by Harold Carlson of the fire department Source : 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of...
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Description : "(SIDE 1) MILLER, William C. Mr. Miller was a member of the local Post Office for thirty years, serving the last two as the city's postmaster. July 26, 1974. Education: parochial and public. Social life: family recreation, the Portuguese fiesta, semi-pro baseball, clubs and lodges, organizing the Young Men's Institute in Santa Clara. The business district, Santa Clara and San Jose clothing stores compared, physical condition of the business district. The Post Office...
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Description : "(SIDE 1) TALIA, Matt P. Mr. Talia was mayor of the city from 1961 through 1963 and has also worked as a member of the city council and of the planning commission. July 11, 1974. Annexation of his ranch to Santa Clara. Agricultural industry, the city as a center for farmers' business. His term on planning commission: duties, nature of work, population and size of city at that time (early Fifties), planning commission functions, working hours, popular attitudes towards growth,...
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Note : Lots of gaps on tape. Ends abruptly. Description : From label: William Walsh - 810 Washington St.(1940s 1950s); Leslie J Blake - 1154 Madison St. (SC Journal Publisher); Historical Buildings Survey Marking of "Pursuits of Historical Interest."; #1 Berryessa Adobe; #2 Bond Ranch - Carmelite Monastery; #3 Franck House Site; #4 Hichborn House (De Anza has Journalist); Source : 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the...
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Description : "(SIDE 1 AND 2) PERRY, Al P. Mr Perry has lived in Santa Clara since the early Twenties: he was a leader in the recall movement against City Councilman James Viso in 1961 and is current chairman of the Historical and Landmark Commission June 18, 1974. Union Paving Company and the paving of Santa Clara streets (late Twenties, early Thirties). Prohibition. Structure of Union Paving Company. The Depression. Social life (the Thirties); labor and management in the Depression....
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Note : Gap from 01:03:20 until 01:04:00. Description : Complete recording of Admission Day program. Saturday September 9, 1972 at site of Old Town Hall, Jail, southwest corner of Main and Benton Street. Clyde Arbuckle talk "Admission of California into the Union." Source : 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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Additional Title : A Short Documentary Description : Made in 2003, Jeb Admire, a UC Santa Cruz student who grew up in the Sunnyvale area, sadly reflects on how the lovely Santa Clara Valley, once known as the "Valley of Heart's Delight," evolved into suburban, high-tech Silicon Valley. He interviews his grandmother June Walling, Deborah Olson of CJ Olson Cherries, and Curtis Jones, a docent at the Computer History Museum near Moffett Field Source : VHS: 1 Tape of 1 Call Number : Video...
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Note : Static in audio at beginning, clears up toward the end. Description : Video of annual 4th of July celebration and Santa Clara's sesquicentennial anniversary Source : VHS: 1 Tape of 1 Call Number : Video 917.9473 J94 Case Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Santa Clara City Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials...
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Additional Title : Saturday May 17, 1997 Description : Video of public planning meeting about the redevelopment of El Camino Gateway area Source : VHS: 1 Tape of 1 Call Number : Video 307.342 S23 Case Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Santa Clara City Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms...
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